| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Sharon Pullard sat in her car last August and watched her oldest son walk away.
She had just dropped him off at school, and as parents often do on their children's first day of kindergarten or college, she let her gaze linger on his receding figure....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
They coach the same game, with the same-sized fields and same oblong ball. They both wear whistles, headsets and sunglasses that hide sleep-starved eyes closer to Xs than O's.
But the difference between being a head football coach in college and the NFL...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Ed Orgeron spoke with USC Athletic Director Pat Haden after the Trojans' loss to UCLA, but the interim coach said Sunday the subject was the game — not his future.
Orgeron, who would like to become the Trojans' permanent coach, said no meeting...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: (In last week's Washington-Stanford game) What did you think of all the injuries on defense? And how Stanford's medical staff healed them so quickly?
Answer: We've already been through this. Stanford...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A tale of two locker rooms.
Jim Harbaugh met his Stanford team for the first time in 2007.
Bo McNally, a Stanford safety from 2006-09, recalled: "He said, 'Look, we're going to be champions here. If you don't think it's possible, we don't want you...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Steve Sarkisian is as good in a job interview as perhaps any coach in college football, and that is no doubt one reason why the former USC assistant landed the full-time job to lead the Trojans.
After firing Lane Kiffin on Sept. 29, USC...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:30 AM
By J. McCarthy ---------------------------------------
Seattle is 1-6 straight-up and against the spread its last seven games as a visitor in this series. The Seahawks...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:40 AM
This has been a good week. Our government shutdown ended, people went back to work, Pearl Jam released a new album, we successfully pawned off Vanilla Ice on the Amish, and Saturday’s Clemson-Florida State match-up has potential to be the game of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:54 PM
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the seventh meeting of the year.
VAQUEROS JUST HOLD ON
After seeing a 17-point lead turn into a four-point...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:56 PM
It was just a few ticks of the clock before midnight Thursday when Ed Orgeron blended his own feelings into those of USC football fans.
"Today, I woke up happy," he said, "and I'm not a happy guy."
Friday morning, most USC fans, who had been like...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll addressed USC’s firing of Lane Kiffin, who succeeded Carroll with the Trojans.
“That’s been a real tough time,” Carroll told reporters Monday in Seattle. “It’s been a hard time...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:45 PM
RENTON, Wash. — Marshawn Lynch once made the earth shake. Now, he does the same to Seattle Seahawks headquarters.
The Pro Bowl running back ambles into the locker room at lunchtime, attaches his smartphone to a speaker in his locker and cranks...